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The audio difference will, of course, depend on the resolution of the rest of your system.

Gary



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From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Gary A. Galo
Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2018 6:53 PM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Oppo Digital

The video in the two players is absolutely identical. I haven't heard the 203, but the 205 should be several cuts above in audio quality.

Gary

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Gary Galo
Audio Engineer Emeritus
The Crane School of Music
SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676

"Great art presupposes the alert mind of the educated listener."
Arnold Schoenberg

"A true artist doesn't want to be admired, he wants to be believed."
Igor Markevitch


-----Original Message-----
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of L. Hunter Kevil
Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2018 6:49 PM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Oppo Digital

I have heard that the 203 is very good, and close to the 205 in audio and identical in video.

On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 5:41 PM, Eli Bildirici < [log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Honestly I'm now trying to figure out how to come up with the cash for 
> one before they're all gone
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> From: "Gary A. Galo" <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 06:05 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Oppo Digital
>
> >
> > Dave,
> >
> > I don't know what circles you travel in, but over here Oppo players 
> > are
> very popular. Over the years I've reviewed 5 of them for audioXpress, 
> and owned four. I currently have the UDP-205 in my system. Their 
> players have had consistently outstanding audio and video quality, and 
> that's not just my opinion. Stereophile and Absolute Sound have 
> consistently given them their highest recommendations, as have the 
> many smaller A/V magazines. So, now you know at least one person who's been an Oppo user for years.
> >
> > Best,
> > Gary
> >
> > ____________________________
> >
> > Gary Galo
> > Audio Engineer Emeritus
> > The Crane School of Music
> > SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
> >
> > "Great art presupposes the alert mind of the educated listener."
> > Arnold Schoenberg
> >
> > "A true artist doesn't want to be admired, he wants to be believed."
> > Igor Markevitch
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Dave Cawley
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2018 5:40 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Oppo Digital
> >
> > From:  Dave Cawley
> > Timestep Dartmouth
> > e-mail [log in to unmask]
> > Web site www.78-rpm.com
> > Tel:   +44 (0) 1803 833366
> >
> >
> > I believe they had a very small market share.  Marantz made beter
> SACD/CD players, Panasonic did a better 4K player IMHO.  I don't know 
> of anyone using Oppo.
> >
> > YMMV
> >
> > Dave
> >